[FUN_Mail] Compilation of listings of online lecture and lab materials

Elaine Reynolds reynolde at lafayette.edu
Wed Mar 18 19:31:32 EDT 2020


This is super, Thanks for all you have done for our community.  Elaine

On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 7:04 PM Gunnar Kwakye <gkwakye at oberlin.edu> wrote:

> Thank you so much,  Richard.
>
> Best,
> Gunnar
>
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2020, 6:07 PM Richard Olivo <rolivo at smith.edu> wrote:
>
>> Dear colleagues,
>>
>> I've been impressed by the extensive listings of online lecture and lab
>> materials that our FUN colleagues have posted, and I've taken the liberty
>> of assembling those listings in this message. I had hoped that SfN's ERIN
>> database would also provide links to high-quality, reviewed materials, but
>> SfN has not maintained ERIN in the way that the other founding editors and
>> I would have preferred, and its former URL (erin.sfn.org) has
>> disappeared. I asked SfN to explain what has happened to the 600+ ERIN
>> listings, and I begin with SfN's reply. Following that are the lists from
>> FUN members of online lectures, and then online labs.
>>
>> With best wishes as we all switch to new ways of teaching,
>>
>> Richard Olivo (rolivo at smith.edu)
>>
>> ---------
>>
>> *Online neuroscience lectures*
>>
>> SfN staff who administer Neuronline  highlighted the *relevant resources
>> from ERIN*. There is no one single place on Neuronline where these
>> resources are available, but rather we incorporated them with other
>> material. In addition, SfN recommends highlighting the research summaries
>> that are done on selected Journal of Neuroscience articles as those are
>> written for an undergraduate audience as well (
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/collection/sfn-journals-research-article-summaries).
>>  - Michael Heintz, SfN
>>
>> • Nebcutter 2.0:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/explore-this-erin-teaching-resource
>> • A Brief History of the Brain:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/try-this-erin-teaching-tool
>> • New Statistics:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/use-this-erin-resource
>> • Pathway Quizzes in neuroanatomy:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/a-look-at-erin
>> • Connectomics:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/use-this-erin-teaching-tool
>> • Theories of Human Learning:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/discover-this-erin-teaching-tool
>> • Measuring Membrane Potential:
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/training/explore-this-erin-teaching-tool
>>
>> Suggestions from our FUN colleagues:
>>
>> *MIT's neuroscience YouTube channel*:
>> https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEbm7wJ3WiYwXWRxOFb-qUrarRbXF2_Dd
>>
>> *Keynote speakers at annual NEURON conference:*
>> Search on: http://www.youtube.com/QuinnipiacUniversity
>> 2014 Keynote Amelia Eisch Ph.D.:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o9Cf0mpigw
>> 2015 Keynote Rajita Sinha Ph.D.:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH7Vr5IXkYg
>> 2016 Keynote Nii Addy Ph.D.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aGS6W9nFYI
>> 2017 Keynote Susan Masino Ph.D.:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF5CNSkLPHE
>> 2018 Keynote John Salamone Ph.D.:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gwn0MV_ntA
>> 2019 Keynote Nim Tottenham Ph.D.:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tk6fEkW4rg&feature=youtu.be
>>
>> *Collection from the Neuroscience Scholars Program at SfN:*
>> https://neuronline.sfn.org/professional-development/nsp-webinars
>>
>> *Podcasts from Emory's Center for Mind Brain and Culture *(Emory’s CMBC)
>> http://cmbc.emory.edu/connect/podcasts/index.html
>>
>> Symposia recordings from the *Center for Academic Research & Training in
>> Anthropogeny* (UCSD and Salk CARTA)
>> https://carta.anthropogeny.org/symposia/past_list
>>
>> Link to an *iBiology description in JUNE:*
>>
>> https://www.funjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/JUNE-17-67.pdf?x89760
>> iBiology's lectures:   https://www.ibiology.org/
>>
>> *Nobel Prize Lectures:*
>> https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/lists/video-lectures-from-nobel-laureates-in-physiology-or-medicine
>>
>> *HHMI BioInteractive* (miscellaneous biology, requires sorting)
>> https://www.biointeractive.org/professional-learning/science-talks
>>
>> --------------------
>>
>> *Online labs for distance learning:*
>>
>> A paper that describes *60 Drosophila behaviors*, with links to video:
>> https://www.funjournal.org/901-2/
>> See the second article, “A protocol demonstrating 60 different Drosophila
>> behaviors in one assay” and the associated supplemental links.   — Bob
>> Wyttenbach
>>
>> Website with links to a lot of *animal cams*. Some of them are of
>> puppies - but I am currently watching elephants at a watering hole!  —
>>  Laurie Stepanek
>> https://explore.org/livecams
>>
>> Three different lesson plans for students to interact with the *Allen
>> Brain Institute databases*. All of the materials are here:
>> https://sites.google.com/ucsd.edu/neuroedu   Some of these involve
>> coding in Python notebooks, but others do not. I’m actively working on
>> developing these labs further for other researchers -- do let me know if
>> you have any questions or suggestions.  — Ashley Juavinett
>>
>> *UCLA* *digital labs* are available for free courtesy of a grant from
>> the National Science Foundation. We tried to make these plug-and-play, but
>> you may need to create an instructor account to get to some of the
>> materials--just contact us for that or with questions.  — Bill Grisham
>>
>> All materials are at https://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/
>>
>> Module:  *Bioinformatics/Neuroinformatics*
>> Developed by Dr. Jackson Beatty and Dr. William Grisham
>> Image library, student manual, and links to resources to quantify brain
>> phenotype and perform a Quantitative Trait Locus analysis linking variation
>> in the phenotype with chromosomal loci.
>>
>> Module:  *Bird Song System * Developed by Dr. William Grisham
>> Image library of songbird nuclei—Area X, HVC, and RA—allowing comparisons
>> examining sex differences and effects of various doses of estrogen given to
>> females in posthatch development.
>>
>> Module:  *Gel Scramble * Developed by Dr. William Grisham & Dr. James R.
>> Boulter
>> Unscramble the data and solve the puzzle of the mystery gel.
>>
>> Module:  *Rat SCIA* (Spinal Cord Image Archive)
>> Developed by Dr. William Grisham, Heidi Jones & Sun Hee Park
>> Image library of spinal cord motoneurons for analyzing sex differences
>> and effects of prenatal antiandrogens on these neurons.  Includes a PDF of
>> an article describing the use of this image library (Grisham, W., Jones, H.
>> B., & Park, S. H. (2003).
>>
>> Module:  *Fraidy Rat*
>> Developed by Dr. Franklin Krasne
>> Free and complete software providing experience with anatomical and
>> physiological bases of fear-learning in a computer-simulated rat.  Student
>> manuals also provided.  See the Fraidy Rat Module for more information.
>>
>> Module:  *Structural MRI*
>> Developed by Dr. William Grisham
>> Quantify the brain and select structures (e.g. amygdalae, hippocampi,
>> thalami) in MRI scans of various patients.  See the Structural MRI
>> Module for more information.
>>
>> Module:  *Comparative Neuroanatomy*
>> Developed by Dr. William Grisham
>> Quantify the hippocampus and associated brain region in numerous mammal
>> species, and compare volumes by animal order.
>>
>> Module:  *Swimmy*
>> Developed by Dr. Franklin Krasne
>> Free and complete software providing experience with neurophysiological
>> phenomena and mechanisms of motor pattern generation in virtual neural
>> circuits.  Student manuals also provided.
>> -Runs on Windows and Mac (OS X 10.5.8 or later)-
>>
>>
>> --------
>> Richard F Olivo, PhD
>> Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience, Smith College
>> Founding Editor, Educational Resources (ERIN), Society for Neuroscience
>>        44 College Lane, Smith College, Northampton MA 01063
>>        413 585-3822 • http://tinyurl.com/bio300
>>
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